Why study in the USA?

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Why study in the USA?


There are so many reasons why a student would choose to study in the USA! There were over 1 million international students studying in the USA in the past school year (2017/2018).

Did you know?

  • 16 universities in the USA are ranked in the world’s top 20 universities
  • 46 universities in the USA are part of the  top 100 universities worldwide
  • 69 American universities ranked the best 200 universities in the world
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Campus Life:

There are many reasons why you would want to study in the USA as an International Student. One reason is that the USA has a great campus life experience.

You will get to meet many new people while you are on campus. You will be able to attend local and on-campus activities. By living on campus in the USA you will be able to experience the American culture and make many new friends!

There is also an international student office on most campuses if you need any help while you are studying abroad in the USA.

Variety of Educational Opportunities:

There is a big variety of educational opportunities when studying in the USA! There are so many colleges and universities in the USA. About 10 times as many campuses as in any other country!  In the USA there is something for everyone! No matter what you plan on studying, you will have a wide variety of programs in your particular field from which to choose! You can search for programs in the USA through ApplyBoard!

Support Services:

Studying in the USA is a great experience. But it may be a difficult transition for some students. Many colleges and universities have international student offices and they are a great resource when you are looking for help in this new environment.

There are also orientation programs when you first come to the schools. Here you can get many questions answered and talk to new students and staff members of the school.

Academic Excellence:

The United States has one of the world’s best university systems. There are amazing programs in almost every field imaginable.

In the undergraduate level, there are excellent programs in traditional and professional fields. In graduate programs, students have the opportunity to work in their field of study. This can give them the chance to be involved in research and educational opportunities. Degrees from the USA are recognized all over the world for their academic excellence.


Although a lot of programs are very structured to specific coursework requirements, you are usually able to find a variety of course choices to meet the requirements. For example, you may have to take a specific classes in language and mathematics, but you will be given a large variety of classes that fit the requirements. This lets you decide what class meets your interests.

In the advance stages of a degree or in a graduate degree, you will be to make your course work fit your specific goals, needs, and interests.

Work and Study:

Did you know that you can work part-time as a full-time student in the USA? You can also apply to work full-time after you graduate. You can learn more about gaining work experience in the USA in this blog: American Green Card: Working in the USA post-graduation

Another great reason to study in the USA is the fact that the USA has numerous job opportunities available to new graduates. Depending on what you study, it could even lead to a very high-paying job. Learn more about some of the highest paying jobs in the USA in this blog: Top 10 highest paying jobs in the USA.

Experiencing a New Culture:

Studying in the USA is a great way to experience a new culture in an amazing country. By studying in the USA, you will be improving your knowledge as well as your English skills. Being in a new culture will help you improve your communication skills with domestic students, as well as your social skills. You will have the chance to experience American events on and off the campus. You could also travel around to experience even more!


There are so many reasons why you should study in the USA! What is your reason for wanting to study in the USA? You can apply to colleges and universities in the USA (and Canada), by going to www.applyboard.com!

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